Lot 4046 – Honduras

1888 Envelope to the USA franked by 1878 President

1888 Envelope to the USA franked by 1878 President Morazan 1/2R black, 1R green and the rare 2R blue, all cancelled by circled star pmk, despatch cds TEGUCIGALPA MAR 6 1888, reverse bears Puerto Cortez transit (14 March), New Orleans transit (20 March) and RIEGELSVILLE/PA (23 March) arrival cds, small cover faults incl. 1R with damaged corner and 2R with two short perfs., sent by the “St.Lucia” Mining Company (an U.S. company lured to Honduras by the gold fever of the 1880’s), an exceptional franking as the 2R on cover is extremely rare, cert. Sismondo
Estimate 1’500 EUR
Auction date Tue 9 Apr 2013 at 12:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
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